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Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, the debate drama. the president tries to rally after mitt romney's big night. what insiders tell us today about why the president was off his game. >>> breaking news. those loose passenger seats force american airlines to ground 48 planes tonight, causing even more delays and cancelled flights. >>> health alert. a mysterious outbreak of meningitis, deaths, serious illness. and it's linked to a treatment for back pain which was somehow contaminated. >>> real money. can we put thousands of dollars in your pocket right now? doubling the value of that old car in your driveway. >>> good evening. we begin with that question we heard asked across the country today. what was going on with president obama at the big debate with governor mitt romney last night? we have learned that 67.2 million americans were watching last night and governor romney came out swinging. the president seemed to be dodging the fight. with only 33 days to go until your voice, your vote, why was the president off his game? has the whole race changed today? we'll start with abc's jake tapper, he is in wisconsin, traveling
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. will it energize president obama, go on the offensive? >> i feel fabulous. >>> what is governor romney's plan to keep his momentum? >>> taking the heat hours before the debate tonight, secretary of state clinton takes responsibility for those controversial security decisions in libya. >>> make them stop. >> hello, this is rachel, card holder services. >> a new tidal wave of law-breaking robo-calls, 1 million more consumer complaints than last year. how can you stop them? >> it's just annoying. >>> and masterpiece thievery. a huge hall of famous paintings, picasso, matisse stolen in a brazen heist. why the joke may be on the thieves tonight. >>> good evening on this tuesday night. as we come on the air, president obama and governor mitt romney are preparing to head into the arena for their second big debate, and both men are on the ground just outside new york city. they know the power of one night in this race. look at this. you can see it right there. after the first debate, a dramatic change, that surge for mitt romney. now, just 3 weeks remaining, 21 days until americans go to the polls. i
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
mitt romney - tough on china? since when? >>> this is "world news." and tonight, go time. the president, the governor, the first debate. the pressure is on. and we have the inside story. what each man is planning to do tonight. >>> suspicious skies. yet another american airlines emergency landing. impatient passengers are doubting their pilots. >> this scenario that they created or was it real? >>> outbreak. peanut butter and salmonella. tonight, a patient takes you hour by hour through the illness. >> i really didn't know what was happening to me and i was like, praying. >> how to know if you have the flu or something else. >>> and, anyone got chills? ♪ i got chills ♪ they're multiplying >> did you know this is the most popular duet in history? see what these two are getting ready to do, next. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, president obama and governor romney are preparing for the super bowl of politics. 60 million americans expected to watch the first debate tonight. and it is one of those nights that can change history. we want to show you the stage, righ
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
reversed. governor romney on top and attacking on foreign policy. >> but hope is not a strategy. >>'s wean learn what president obama is doing to get his momentum back. >> are you fired up? are you ready to go? >> has your backyard gone from this to this overnight? frostbite. >> it's crazy. >> scraping ice off your car in october. what it means for the price of food at the store. >>> crash course. how do you survive a 25-car pileup at 200 miles an hour. nascar pros teach us about surviving a crash on the highway. >>> and never let go. that famous movie scene fighting for life in the water. something brand new tonight. rose and jack could have done to have a happy ending. >> i'll never let go, jack. >>> and a good evening on this holiday to you and as we come on the air, the evidence is pouring in, that presidential debate last week was a game changer. at least for now. here's the newest poll. for the first time governor mitt romney pulling ahead leaving president obama among likely voters. the president is under pressure tonight so what are his plans to turn this around? 29 days to go befo
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
you a brand-new poll, show you what governor romney did today and tell you where the president is now sleeping at night. >>> stocks plummet today, the biggest drop since june. why experts say brace yourself for a roller coaster few weeks. >>> energy drink. in the spotlight tonight, the death of this young woman raising questions. should some people never drink a lot of caffeine? >>> and wonder girl. what brand-new thing this child prodigy did that has even grown-ups going wild. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, the last debate is over, and 59 million of us watched. now the campaign is headed to your doorstep. president obama and governor mitt romney powering across the country. romney will hit five states in 48 hours. obama will travel to seven, and this razor thin race got even closer. every night we're going to bring you a brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll and tonight the candidates are separated. look at this. just 0.07%. that's about 91,000 people out of an estimated 140 voters in this country. 14 days to go. it's "your voice, your vote" and abc's david muir is in t
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
or break week for president obama and governor romney. hunkering down, cramming for the big debate. what are their secrets to land the knockout punch? >>> peanut butter. a massive recall expanding tonight. we'll tell you which symptoms could spell trouble for you and your family. >>> and, oscar stunner. the new host for the academy awards. not a movie star. why fans of the "family guy" are having the last laugh tonight. >> victory is mine! >>> good evening from "world news." and we begin with breaking news. an american airlines plane has been forced to land under strange circumstances. a whole row of seats shaken loose,passengers upended. and this is the second time seats have come loose and forced a landing in three days. so, what is going on? for the latest on what happened today, let's go right to abc's senior national correspondent, jim avila. >> 685, what can i do for you? >> roger. got an unusual one for you. >> reporter: no one can remember this happening before. not passengers, so rattled they didn't want to be identified. >> the seats flipped backwards and, so, people were essen
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, but a debate storm is brewing. mitt romney seems to have some momentum, but our poll underscores a problem for him. a majority of likely voters continues to think a president romney would favor the wealthy rather than the middle class, 54%-33%. >> what he's selling is not a five-point plan. it's really just a one-point plan. folks at the top get to play with a different set of rules than you do. >> reporter: by contrast, 66% of voters think the president has done more to favor the middle class over the wealthy, and a majority says he better understands the economic problems people in this country are having, though some good news for romney. overall, he has a slight numerical edge in who voters trust to handle the economy. >> we cannot endure four more years, and that's why we're going to replace him in 18 days. >> reporter: the new poll highlights the largest gender gap we've seen yet in this election. the president has a 14-point lead among women. he's been fighting hard to keep them in his camp. >> when it comes to issues critical to women, governor romney wants to take us to policies m
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
come on the air, president obama and governor romney are preparing for the super bowl of politics. 60 million americans expected to watch the first debate tonight. and it is one of those nights that can change history. we want to show you the stage, right now, at the university of denver in colorado. it is standing by, awaiting the candidates. 34 days until your voice, your vote. and the abc news political team is right there in that room. david muir and jake tapper, ready for the opening round to begin. so, david, start us off. >> reporter: diane, good evening from the debate hall here at the university of denver. you can see the stage behind me. everything planned right down to the minute tonight. president obama will enter from the right. the governor from massachusetts, governor romney entering from the left. but to give you an idea of the intimate setting here, about 1,000 people inside this debate hall when it starts. look behind the cameras tonight. we're inside a hockey arena that normally seats 8,000, but they've created this intimate setting as tens of millions watch from th
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 6:30pm EDT
look like this. the romney campaign wrestles tonight on the line for women. >>> proof of heaven? a scientist who says he has proof that he's been to heaven. >>> and the mystery monkey tonight. the furry fugitive spotted in backyards. sneaking around the can corner. what did he do that finally gave him away? >>> good evening. as we come on the air, all eyes are on hurricane sandy bearing down on jamaica right now and forcing florida to study the radar. a storm watch already in place. electrical companies on the east coast are taking prekauxs and millions of parents will wonder if this means a blustery halloween. what are the chances that this storm will hit the east coast? sam champion tracking it for us tonight. >> reporter: hurricane sandy is pounding jamaica tonight with punishing 80-mile-an-hour winds and heavy rain. residents and tourists are hunkering down. after jamaica, the 18th named storm of the season will cut across cuba and the bahamas before expanding in size as it blows towards the south florida coast friday morning. tonight, there are already tropical storm watche
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> this is "world news." tonight, breaking news. a man arrested, allegedly trying to blow up the federal reserve building in manhattan, just a few blocks from ground zero. >>> the comeback. president obama, recharged today, after that epic showdown last night. >> it was the right thing to do. >> so, who is the front runner now? >>> end of the road. nike fires lance armstrong. and the man who founded livestrong will no longer be its leader. >>> and, head over heels. watch this. a world leader has just become the latest casualty of her high heels. with all those stumbles, a lot of sole searching tonight. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, we have breaking news tonight. the fbi says this 21-year-old man from bangladesh is under arrest, accused of plotting to blow up this building, the one with the red roof. the federal reserve bank here in new york. the man did not know he was being tracked by an fbi sting and abc's dan harris has this developing story at this hour. dan? >> repor
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
against his victims, and a judge sends sandusky to jail for the rest of his life. >>> romney rising. more new polls showing mitt romney closing in now in a key battleground state. are wife and son behind a new strategy? >>> out of the shadows. a real-life spy claims he helped kill one of al qaeda's most wanted terrorists tracking him down because the terrorist's wife wanted western shampoo. >>> and the conversation. a family lets our cameras roll as they talk for the first time about what they want at the end of life. >> i've lived a great life. >> join us as a new conversation begins in america tonight. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, former penn state coach jerry sandusky has been sentenced to prison for the rest of his life. he is 68, and today he was sentenced to at least 30 years behind bars, the price for sexually abusing children, and today in the courtroom, he defiantly stood face to face with some of his victims who were just ten feet away. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila was there. >> reporter: this is what three months in the slammer can do to a man. jerr
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 5:30pm PDT
-fisted debate between president obama and governor mitt romney last night. we know more than 65 million americans watched, almost as many as the first debate. so, who won? 20 days to go before americans get to the polls, it's your voice, your vote. and abc's jake tapper was out with the president today. >> reporter: beaming and obviously feeling triumphant, president obama came out this morning in iowa with his fists still flying. >> you've heard of the fair deal? you've heard of the square deal? mitt romney's trying to sell you a sketchy deal. >> reporter: polls suggest the public gives obama the edge of over romney in last night's debate and on the campus of ohio university in athens, obama's supporters were delighted. angie madden liked it when the president asserted himself on libya. >> and the suggestion that anybody in my team would play politics or mislead when we've lost four of our own, governor, is offensive. >> i thought he put romney in his place. i thought he did a fantastic job. >> reporter: student frances liked the president's feistine s feistiness. >> i liked when they
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
's first interview since that turning point debate with governor romney in denver. is it possible you handed him the election that night? what happened? and what is his new message to his supporters tonight and to his opponent? >>> exploding airbags. could this be in your car? a new warning tonight for all drivers about a possible danger in the dashboard and what you should do now. >>> smoking guns. an avalanche of new evidence tonight in the case against cycling legend lance armstrong. >>> and flying high. soaring at super sonic speed. a show of force by the first female combat pilot who has broken a new ceiling. our own martha raddatz takes an amazing flight. >> three feet from the wing tip. >>> good evening and welcome to "world news." and as we begin tonight, we have just returned from the white house, where we sat down, one-on-one, with president obama. it is his first interview since that big debate. polls showed 72% of those watching that debate included president obama lost to his republican rival, mitt romney. and tonight, the polls show the race is tightening fast. the repub
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> this is "world news." tonight, superstorm. 66 million americans on alert for a giant storm ready to unleash an epic mix of flooding rain, snow and wind. sam champion and the abc news extreme weather team out tonight. >>> pep rally. president obama trying to rekindle the fire with young voters. while governor romney surges among voters like these. >>> attention shoppers. a new wave of thieves hiding stolen goods in a neck brace, a suitcase filled with stolen meat. a brazen diaper heist? making you pay more at the supermarket. >>> and, guess who? ♪ the patriarch of the addams family givings all halloween advice. our spooky "person of the week." ♪ the addams family >>> good evening. as we head into this weekend together, 66 million americans are bracing for impact. hurricane sandy, lumbering up the east coast and threatening to come ashore as an unprecedented superstorm. it means epic winds, snow, flooding rain from florida to the carolinas, maryland to maine. and the storm is s
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
it is still a dead heat. governor romney with a one-point edge. and tonight, each man, trying to secure the most loyal voters that could carry them over the top. for the president, they're young. abc's jake tapper covers the white house. >> reporter: president obama has not taken questions from white house reporters since august, but today, he took them from mtv. >> what are you most worried about? malia getting her driver's license, malia going out on a date or malia being on facebook? >> i worry about facebook. dates? that's fine, because she's got secret service protection. >> reporter: in what seems an unprecedented full-on pop culture campaign, the president answered questions from readers of "us weekly" and appears on the cover of "rolling stone," in an interview where he described mitt romney as a bs-er. republicans charge, it all shows how this president is a frivolous celebrity, not a leader. but there he is on "jay leno." >> what's this thing with trump? >> reporter: at a rally with katy perry and on jon stewart. >> i am doing great. >> reporter: like the fabled thief who said
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. while governor romney surges among voters like these. >>> attention shoppers. a new wave of thieves hiding stolen goods in a neck brace, a suitcase filled with stolen meat. a brazen diaper heist? making you pay more at the supermarket. >>> and, guess who? ♪ the patriarch of the addams family givings all halloween advice. our spooky "person of the week." ♪ the addams family >>> good evening. as we head into this weekend together, 66 million americans are bracing for impact. hurricane sandy, lumbering up the east coast and threatening to come ashore as an unprecedented superstorm. it means epic winds, snow, flooding rain from florida to the carolinas, maryland to maine. and the storm is so wide, it could cover two-thirds of the united states. the fierce winds at the center cover an area almost the size of texas. our extreme weather team is in the storm zone tonight and abc's weather editor sam champion starts us off right now from miami. sam? >> reporter: good evening, diane. tonight, sandy is running parallel to the florida coastline, but creating a stir in places really far nort
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> this is "world news." tonight, race against time. entire towns submerged in water, sand and now fire. the national guard saving families. thousands still stranded tonight. and why they have to listen to this dangerous hissing sound. a sound that could lead to this. >>> water worry. our dr. richard besser tests the water all around millions of people in the storm zone and the worrying results are in. >>> countdown. to another race. the election, days away. how has this storm changed the campaign? >>> and, life lessons from the storm. what this man did with his cell phone that helped give birth to his baby. and how this officer saved his family before he died. >>> good evening. and tonight, we have breaking news from the storm zone. look at this. new scenes of utter devastation. thousands of people still stranded and at this hour, rescuers still scrambling to pull families out of harm's way. also tonight, a new terror. can you see that in the water? the bubbling up? that geyser is flammable gas spewing out of a pipe and it's happening
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. president barack obama and governor mitt romney both in marathon training sessions. their wives and running mates carrying the banners today with mixed results. 35 days to go. "your voice, your vote." our political team is back. abc's jake tapper and abc's david muir inside the debate hall right now. covering it all. jake starts us off. >> reporter: good evening, diane. the two candidates largely kept to themselves today. leaving the hard work of campaigning to their surrogates. who hit the campaign trail in a fever pitch. not always staying on message. in battleground state north carolina, the vice president tried to assail the republican ticket, but he did so in way that brought fire upon himself. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> reporter: paul ryan pounced. >> vice president biden, just today, said that the middle class over the last four years has been, quote, buried. we agree. that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney as the next president of the united states. [ applause ] >> reporter: the vice presid
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
/"washington post" poll shows the two candidates close. governor romney with a three-point lead tonight. and 12 days to go before americans get to the polls. your voice, your vote. all roads are leading to one state, ohio. abc's david muir is there to tell us why. david? >> reporter: good evening, diane. as you know, ohio could be the key to the presidency. the president needs it to hold on, mitt romney needs it to make the map work. which is why both candidates are tailoring their message to ohio voters when they come to the buckeye state. and, of course, there's the ground game. tonight, we take you inside it all. here in ohio tonight, mitt romney spelling out where the stakes are the highest. o-h -- >> i-o! >> reporter: given the math, whoever wins the buckeye battle will almost certainly win the white house. the president mentioning ohio 16 times in one stop to date. >> two weeks, ohio. here in ohio. people of ohio don't forget. >> reporter: and part of the president's playbook here, a tailored message for ohio. >> if mitt romney had been president when the auto industry was on the verge of coll
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: for months now, central to mitt romney's stump speech, his laser focus on unemployment above 8%. >> 40 straight months. not been below 8% for 41. for 42. 43 straight months with unemployment. >> reporter: and just as romney travels to florida this weekend, a message from florida's republican governor before romney even arrived. the governor tweeting about huge economic gains there. "tampa, st. pete, clearwater and miami area experienced largest unemployment rate declines in the country." a tricky balance for romney, arguing voters change course amid an improving picture. romney emphatic it is not going quickly enough. >> the reason it's come down this year is primarily due to the fact that more and more people have just stopped looking for work. >> reporter: but economists say in this jobs report, that's not entirely the case. some have dropped out, but there's also been a surge in the number of baby boomers retiring. and there was more hiring in recent months than first thought. and romney working to win over voters who are out of work. now offering this about those comments he made a
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
obama and governor mitt romney in a dead heat, with five days to go before americans get to the polls. your voice, your vote. and abc's jake tapper has more. >> reporter: hurricane sandy has forced the president to cancel his appearance at seven campaign events. but he may have gotten something more valuable. >> you're going to be okay. everybody's safe, right? >> reporter: the opportunity to lead and be seen leading. today with new jersey's republican governor chris christie a shelter in brigantine, new jersey. >> hang in there. >> thank you. >> reporter: theirs was a most public display of bipartisan ship today, a trait many undecided voters process to love, one sorely lacking in washington, d.c. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me and i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern. >> governor christie, throughout this process, has been responsive, he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back. even stronger than before. >> reporter: the president seems confident. his campaign manager said they have the math, romney's
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 6:30pm EDT
this week's debate. today, governor romney and his wife, ann, were out making their case to women. abc's david muir is here. david? >> reporter: ann romney on "the view" today. at one point, her husband was to come too, but in the end, he did not. >> he said that he was not sure he wanted to come on with us because we're high risk and sharp tongued. >> no, he said sharp and young. >> reporter: humor. and then a pointed question from barbara walters as both campaigns aggressively court women in these final 19 days. >> one of the things of your husband, when he was governor, he was pro-choice. and now is against abortion, except in the case of rape and incest and the life of the mother. i wonder what your views are? were you the same way when he was the governor? have you changed? i'm sure you've had discussions about this. >> you know, the good news is i'm not running for office and i don't have to say what i feel. but i am pro-life. i'm happy to say that. mitt has always been a pro-life person. he governed, when he ran, as a pro-choice. but when a decision came across his desk -- >> ex
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
rs. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> this is "world news," tonight, crunch time. behind the scenes as the candidates prepare for tomorrow night's showdown. with president obama locked down in debate prep, our new polls shows romney supporters fired up as never before. >>> the comeback, a brand-new sign of the housing recovery. why this couple thinks they're going to make $60,000 in a matter of months and why it's good for your naked. >>> classroom controversy. they are language classes around the world for kids and budget-strapped school districts. wait until you hear who is paying for the teachers. >>> and living on the edge. the man who jumped down from space. tonight, we tell you what it felt like inside that suit to rocket through the stratosphere at 800 miles per hour. >>> good evening on this monday night. as we come on the air, the countdown is on to the big rematch between president obama and governor mitt romney, the next presidential debate just one day away. and here's where we are tonight, both men were hunkered down preparing for another
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
people pay for equal work. you might have romnesia. >> reporter: the romney campaign shooting back, saying women haven't forgotten how they've suffered in the obama economy. and late today, mitt romney boarded a plane for florida, after hours in debate prep. but with new polls sending mixed signals, who is really winning this razor thin race right now? everyone at home keeping score, who is winning the race tonight? >> obama. >> reporter: and by how much is he winning? >> not by much. we think obama might be up by the equivalent of one point nationally and by about two points in the most important battleground states. >> reporter: in the political word, nate silver is known as a numbers whiz, for his blog in "the new york times." he says the answer to why he thinks the president is winning right now lies in the battlegrounds. look at this. just one key scenario. if the president can hold onto his leads in ohio, wisconsin and iowa, he'd have the electoral map to win. in fact, romney could sweep six other swing states and it still would not be enough. nate's math also takes into acco
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